Athletics
Pickleball

Pickleball 101 - Beginners Pickleball

This "sweet" game with a "sour" name is the fastest growing sport in America. Created in the mid 1960's, the game is played on a badminton-sized court with paddles, a ball similar to a whiffle ball and with a net lowered to 34 inches in height. Learn all the basic rules of play in 4 hours of group instruction. Choice of morning or evening classes are on a first-come, first-served basis. Each class is held at Seamans Neck Park in Seaford with a limit of 24 players for the morning session and 20 players for the evening session. For information, please call (516) 292-9000, ext. 7257. IMPORTANT: First-time players preferred.

Pickleball 101 - Beginners Pickleball
Fee: $33 (Seniors/Veterans-$16.50)* (2-day session)
Registration: Online via hempsteadtown.com/parks beginning on Tuesday, September 9, 2019 at noon.
Program: Monday & Tuesday, September 16 & 17, 2019, 9:30-11:30 a.m. morning session or 7-9 p.m. evening session
Reduced rate also applies to the physically challenged & volunteer firefighters.

Pickleball 102 - Workshop Beyond Basics

The goal of this one 90-minute session will be to help experienced pickleball players, who are seeking to develop shot consistency, improve their “soft” game, and better their drop shot, non-volley zone play and doubles game strategy. Much of the time will be spent on skill drills and analysis of play. Workshop limited to 16 players. For more information, call 292-9000, ext. 7257.

Pickleball 102 - Workshop Beyond the Basics
Fee: $15 (Seniors/Veterans-$7.50)* (1-night session)
Registration: Online via hempsteadtown.com/parks beginning on Tuesday, September 9, 2019 at noon.
Program: Wednesday, September 18, 2019, 7-8:30 p.m.
Reduced rate also applies to the physically challenged & volunteer firefighters.